Opinion

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

Editorial: Change in North Cowichan cannabis shop policy only makes sense

The existing rules make no sense unless the goal is prohibition.

  • Jul 12, 2019

Daylight Savings Time on the chopping block, but what about income tax?

Perhaps B.C. should get with the times and undo these wartime policies

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Thanks to good care, able to say happy birthday

when it comes to the crunch it still works

  • Jul 10, 2019

Transition from fossil fuels needs more than lip service

Instead our natural resources are all sold and profits sucked out of Canada

  • Jul 10, 2019

Editorial: 6% an unacceptable tax increase

It’s important to keep in mind that it’s still really early in…

  • Jul 10, 2019

Panhandlers small fry next to big banks

They charge ridiculous fees for every breath of air you consume in their presence.

  • Jul 8, 2019

From the bleachers — the six mountain forest debate

Authentic dialogue means different perspectives are allowed to present.

  • Jul 8, 2019

Idling cars, lawnmowers, weed whackers and other noise pollution

My plea is directed at those individuals who do not work but occupy and own homes.

  • Jul 8, 2019

Horgan flip-flops: contaminated soil landfill to remain in Shawnigan

Consultation suggests a dialogue, yet the Ministry has completely ignored our concerns

  • Jul 8, 2019

5.92% tax increase not affordable

The police station can be accommodated with a 2.1 per cent reduction in other spending.

  • Jul 8, 2019

Taxpayer funded childcare too expensive

You debt-ridden taxpayers need to sit down with a financial consultant

  • Jul 8, 2019

Applaud council for work towards forestry strategy

Council supported collaboration with UBC, 3Green Consulting, and the Coastal Douglas Fir Partnership

  • Jul 8, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

Drivesmart column: Reflections on holiday weekend traffic

I’ve just recently completed a round trip from Vancouver Island to the West Kootenays

  • Jul 7, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Alistair MacGregor column: Unelected, unaccountable Senate blocks key legislation passed by House of Commons

It’s fair to call it the chamber of partisan political appointments

  • Jul 6, 2019

Sarah Simpson column: Overcoming obstacles, and murderous millipedes

I feel like an inordinate number of my columns have to do…

T.W. Paterson column: 1960s Victoria waterfront was a ship lover’s dream

To load the lumber and other cargoes were the Ross Carriers

  • Jul 6, 2019